Peter Twyman, MPH, MA

Peter Twyman, MPH, MA, is a Senior Program Officer with ICAP.  He joined the center in March 2004 and is currently the Desk Officer for Rwanda.  In this role he provides program planning, management and administrative support to UTAP, MCAP, and MTCT - Plus programs in Rwanda. 

Peter's interests include ARV adherence support, rights-based approaches to HIV care, risk reduction counseling, training, quality improvement, and linking health facilities and communities.

Prior to joining ICAP, he was a Senior HIV/AIDS Advisor for EngenderHealth, an international reproductive health NGO, where he supported HIV/AIDS programs in Africa and Asia. His areas of focus included integration of HIV/STI and reproductive health services, rights-based approaches to reducing HIV/AIDS stigma and discrimination in health care facilities, provider training in HIV/STI risk reduction counseling, and quality improvement of HIV/STI services. Petere also has worked on HIV/AIDS programs in the US, serving as the director of a community-based HIV program in San Francisco and working in program planning and management at the Massachusetts and San Francisco Departments of Health. 

Peter holds a Master of Public Health degree from Harvard University and a Master of Arts degree in Anthropology from the University of California, Irvine.  He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Connecticut College.